How much for a 98 Build Tags: Systems Last response: August 12, 2012 12:10 PM in Systems Share Mrsquirreleo August 12, 2012 7:34:56 AM How much do you it would cost to build a computer to run windows 98? I mean windows 98 has a maxium ram of 1.5gb so I can't see needing any advanced hardware Basically I would need -Case -Floppy drive -Cd drive -Small power supply -1GB of Ram -Super weak graphics card Could anyone give me an estimate? I priced it up myself and got a pretty cheap price but I wonder if any of you can figure an even cheaper build More about : build Mrsquirreleo August 12, 2012 7:58:05 AM This is what I came up with Case- $30 Floppy Drive- $20 Cd Drive - $20 Powersupply - $22 RAM - $23 Graphics Card - $30 So thats a total of $145 Pyree August 12, 2012 8:36:51 AM Can't you just use VM? Related resources How much is PhysX worth to you? - Forum How much Wattage is required? - Forum Budget gaming build , advise much appreciated - Forum How -To: Get rid of Modern UI and much more - Forum How much bandwidth is essential for GTX 680 2-way SLI? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer azeem40 August 12, 2012 8:45:25 AM Yeah, use a Win 98 virtual machine. Unco August 12, 2012 11:51:27 AM VMware Player is $145 cheaper than what you came up with, and it will be easier and faster to achieve. Scoregie August 12, 2012 12:10:57 PM If you have a copy of Windows 98 already you could download oracles virtualbox https://www.virtualbox.org/ Then that makes it free Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumBuild suggestions. Advice is much appreciated. $1700 ForumHow much for a pc for black ops 2? ForumHow much Wattage ForumHow much to spend for first time builder? (gaming pc) ForumHow much to build custom PC? ForumAdvice Much Appreciated on build ForumHow much would this pc cost? ForumHow much can I sell this custom built computer? ForumHow much space to leave on hard drive? Conflicting answers... ForumHow much are PSU? ForumHow much space do I need? ForumHow much RAM do I REALLY need? ForumHow much power do I need? ForumWhat are, hardware limiations of Windows 98 ? ForumHelp Building $700 Gaming PC More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !